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Amgen Senior Associate Scientist - Immuno-Oncology Research in South San Francisco, California

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Senior Associate Scientist - Immuno-Oncology Research

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What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. Amgen Oncology Research is seeking a Senior Associate Scientist to conduct preclinical studies to support our solid tumor BiTE® (bispecific T cell engager) portfolio. In this vital role you will be part of a cross-functional team with expertise in cancer biology and immunology. You will perform in vitro cell-based assays and in vivo studies that provide preclinical evidence for BiTE molecule mechanism of action and define pathways associated with activity and resistance.

The Senior Associate Scientist will make key contributions to the preclinical data generated to support Amgen’s solid tumor BiTE portfolio:

  • Independently design, perform and analyze laboratory experiments, including assay development, optimization, and troubleshooting

  • Collaborate with team members within and outside of the department to design, conduct and analyze mouse model studies

  • Contribute to technology development by proposing and evaluating models and new experimental approaches

  • Present data in department and team meetings

  • Contribute to external presentations including posters and manuscripts

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What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The qualified professional we seek is a scientist with these qualifications.

Basic qualifications:

Master’s degree and 3 years of Oncology or Immuno-Oncology experience

Or

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Oncology or Immuno-Oncology experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree and 5 years of experience or PhD with a research focus in Oncology

  • Experience with mouse tumor models (xenograft, syngeneic models)

  • Experience with cell culture and cell-based assays

  • Experience working with therapeutic agents, including chemotherapy or T cell targeted therapy (bispecific antibodies or CAR-T)

  • Experience with multi-panel flow cytometry

  • Demonstrated independence in critical thinking and scientific achievement, such as through significant contributions to manuscripts or poster presentations

  • Knowledge of cancer biology and/or immunology

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver results to meet timelines

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Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan—comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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